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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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 On Sunday, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians episode involving the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal aired giving some juicy insight into the other side, showing how Khloe Kardashian and her family processed the whole backbiting ordeal.--Prisoners...
 A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards, which aired live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. ____ — Video of the year: Childish Gambino, "This Is America" — Best female R&B/pop artist: Beyoncé — Best male R&B/pop artist: Bruno...

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Panthers’ Cam Newton fumbles after offering $1,500 for an airplane seat with extra leg room

At 6'5", it's understandable why the Carolina starter would want more space for his long legs, but one passenger aboard his flight decided not to catch his pass
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PHOTOS: Mary J. Blige, Regina Hall, Lizzo, and more serve up style at BET Awards

 The 2019 BET Awards are going down in Los Angeles and the best and brightest...
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Man arrested in connection with killing of transgender woman in Dallas

A man has been arrested in the murder of a transgender woman killed at a Dallas lake less than a mile from where another transgender woman was killed just a few weeks earlier.
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New parents, Porsha Williams and fiancé Dennis McKinley, split up

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams and her former fiancé Dennis McKinley have split after eight month engagement.
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Texas based company creates whimsical casket for Maleah Davis

Thanks to the work of Trey Ganem’s SoulShine Industries of Texas, Maleah will be laid out in a casket that personifies the beautiful little girl she was, in spite of meeting a tragic, gruesome death and having her body decapitated allegedly at the hands of her step-father Derion Vence.

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Panthers’ Cam Newton fumbles after offering $1,500 for an airplane seat with extra leg room

At 6'5", it's understandable why the Carolina starter would want more space for his long legs, but one passenger aboard his flight decided not to catch his pass
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Retired NBA Allstar Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa welcome fourth daughter

Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa Laine Bryant took to social media Friday afternoon to announce that they welcomed their fourth child, a baby girl.
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Shaquille O’Neal has set his sights on buying the Reebok brand

Shaquille O’Neal surprisingly has a very prolific career as a businessman after retiring from the NBA. The former basketball superstar has an impressive roster of business deals under his belt with Papa Johns, Carnival Cruise Line, and Krispy Kreme to name a few, now wants to acquire the Reebok brand.

Former NBA star Marcus Camby comes to settlement with his wife in bitter divorce battle

Former NBA star Marcus Camby has come to a settlement agreement in his bitter divorce and will shell out $4.1 million to his wife, coupled with $15k more in monthly support.
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Marketing firm files $100M lawsuit against NBA No. 1 draft pick Zion Williamson, CAA

There's a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson.

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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?
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Forbes: Jay-Z is not just rap royalty, he’s a billion-dollar business, man

How rich is Jay-Z? He's a business, man. Nine years after Jay-Z sat down with Warren Buffet over strawberry malts to discuss wealth and the art of giving for an article in Forbes magazine, the iconic rapper has amassed...

Sorry, cosmetics brand Black Opal isn’t Black, but here’s how it threatens real Black business

Black Twitter was stunned to find out that Black Opal, the cosmetics brand that has been a staple in our communities for a quarter century, is not Black-owned.